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The Keto Craze: Does the Diet Live Up to the Hype?

The Keto Craze: Does the Diet Live Up to the Hype?

The keto diet is high in fat and low in carbs, good for quick weight loss, but not to keep it off. HowStuffWorks looks at the science behind the diet.


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